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2 big booms! What were they?

Did you feel them? any input? Sonic booms?
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Old 21.10.2015, 16:08
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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

Yes, felt in 8045. No idea either though...
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Old 21.10.2015, 16:09
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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

I've just logged in for the first time in AGES purely to see if anyone had posted about this. Where are you? I'm near the Irchelpark/Berninaplatz?
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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

Thats what it sounded like to me.
I heard 3...followed by fighter jet noise.

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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

Yes, I also heard them, was wondering what it could be. I also saw a couple of helicopters shortly after, but maybe it's just a coincidence ....
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Old 21.10.2015, 16:10
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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

I was going to ask the same question.

I heard only one, though. Very loud, and planes flying high.

Edit: it must have been something, because most of you are around Zurich, and I am closer to Luzern...
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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

Only heard one in central Zurich.
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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

Heard both as well in Kloten. Probably sonic boom.
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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

I also heard 3, close to Heuried. And more helicopters...
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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

From my days of post 9/11 in the US...sonic booms usually meant active interception of ongoing issue or practicing for an air show.

Other than that...there is usually no good reason for them to happen unless a meteor just came through the atmosphere.
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Old 21.10.2015, 16:13
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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

I heard one in Baden.
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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

heard 2 close to hardbruke
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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

I'm out in Urdorf---the first one was louder and rang a bit more. I was too late to look for any jets, and they could be long gone in a few moments.
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Old 21.10.2015, 16:14
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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

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From my days of post 9/11 in the US...sonic booms usually meant active interception of ongoing issue or practicing for an air show.

Other than that...there is usually no good reason for them to happen unless a meteor just came through the atmosphere.

Just a few weeks ago they had quite a serious SB on an interception mission---So I figured it was something similar.
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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

Just last week similar was reported, it turned out to be two fighter jets..

http://www.aargauerzeitung.ch/aargau...llen-129641436
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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

Probably something to do with Back to the Future...
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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

sorry. i had curry last night.
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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

Heard 3 i urdorf. To me the second and third were louder...
It was a little scary has anybody figured out what they were?
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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

I heard two in Oerlikon few seconds after my wife heard them in Affoltern (we were on call), so they came from the west.
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Re: 2 big booms! What were they?

Stadtpolizei Zurich is confirming it was a sonic boom:

https://twitter.com/StadtpolizeiZH/s...21937147105280
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